Part-time Support Worker - Kent

£15.50 Gross per Hour - Support Worker
Ref: 1386 Date Posted: Thursday 18 Jul 2019
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£15.50 Gross per Hour. One day a week, permanent part-time position available for an experienced Support Worker based in the Ashford, Kent area for a 12-year-old with an Acquired Brain Injury (ABI).

 

 

 

 

Title: Part-time Support Worker
Location: Ashford, Kent TN25
Nearest Train Station: Ashford
Wage / Salary: £15.50 gross per hour
Driver required? Essential
Use of a car? Will need own car to use for work purposes, mileage paid at 45pence per mile.
Essential: Previous experience working with children and supporting a client with additional needs.
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: One day a week (negotiable which day) Term time: 3.30pm – 7.30pm and School holidays: 10.00am – 4.00pm.
Family Pets: Rabbits and cats

We are delighted to be working in association with a case management company on this vacancy; they will be carrying out all recruitment, including shortlisting and interviewing. By applying for this vacancy, you agree to Snap Care sending your CV and contact details directly to our client for their consideration. Please see our website for more info on how Snap works with associated companies/clients.

Our client Tom is 12 years old and his lives at home in Ashford with his Mum and brother. Tom is an engaging, kind and caring young man who enjoys spending time with his family, taking care of his pets, trampolining and getting out and about. He has an acquired brain injury which affects his organisational skills, memory, language, and communication, social-emotional regulation and he can experience episodes of fatigue.

Tom is seeking a Male* Support Worker to provide assistance and support one day per week; during this time you’ll provide therapeutic support as recommended by treating therapists, work with Tom to achieve his personal and therapy goals, arrange and take part in activities, promote Tom’s independence, advocate and facilitate his overall development.

For this role, it is essential to have excellent communication skills both written and verbal and you must be confident writing a weekly report to share information with his family, team and other professionals involved in Tom’s care.

Tom is at the center of a loving and supportive family; his family is a big part of his life as is his faith. For this role, it is essential that you are respectful and sensitive to the family’s religious beliefs and values.

If you would like to be considered for this wonderful opportunity please apply today with your updated CV and Jade from Snap will be in touch to discuss the next steps.

*Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 for a male worker to work with our client.

Please note, whilst Snap endeavour to reply to all applications, some of our positions are so popular this is not possible and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

jade@snapcare.co.uk

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